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Actresses of color make equal-pay quest a group effort

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Aretha Franklin and Annie Lennox recorded "Sisters Are Doin' it For Themselves" in 1985, the Queen of Soul tried out a pointed ad lib for the empowerment anthem. ...

The journey is the vacation on this 35-hour train trip

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was late Friday night and we were scouring the usual sites touting the top things to do in Los Angeles. Uninspired by our options and facing a long weekend without obligations, m...

5 of the biggest takeaways from Comic-Con 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Diego Comic-Con 2018 ended Sunday as workers stripped the branding off the buildings, windows, buses, elevators, escalators and every other square inch of open space in the city...

Blessed be the fruit: 'Handmaid's Tale' reaps 20 Emmy nods

If you haven't yet watched this week's roller-coaster finale of "The Handmaid's Tale," the show's creator has a suggestion. Executive producer and writer Bruce Miller says audiences ...

Charlie Puth charts his own course with album and tour

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Charlie Puth is done playing by the rules. The pop singer says his recently released sophomore album, "Voicenotes," shows growth and reflects his true se...

At a fashion show, Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade remembered

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Actress-model Jaime King is still reeling from the recent deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade. She had met both, but was more familiar with Spade, having...

Moschino hosts a big top bash for circus-themed resort show

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Leave it to Jeremy Scott to make the circus couture. The Moschino designer known for his whimsical collections and theatrical flair threw a big top bash Friday...

Roseanne Barr return possible, but lesser platform likely

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After her network dropped her show, streaming services dropped her reruns, and her agency dropped her for a racist tweet, Roseanne Barr is vowing she's not finished. ...

'Roseanne' cancellation brings unemployment, uncertainty

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The unprecedented sudden cancellation of one of television's top comedies has left a wave of unemployment and uncertainty in its wake. Roseanne Barr's racist tweet...

'Arrested Development' stars stand by co-star Tambor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The cast of "Arrested Development" made it clear they fully support co-star Jeffrey Tambor as the beleaguered actor made one of his first public appearances at the show's premiere. ...

'N Sync reunites to receive Hollywood Walk of Fame star

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were thousands of screaming fans, songs and jokes — just like old times as 'N Sync reunited to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Fans lined the block...

Tambor accuser says she hopes 'Transparent' comes back

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A transgender actress who accused "Transparent" star Jeffrey Tambor of sexual misconduct says she's grateful for the support she's received and hopes the show is able to c...

In Kiev, borscht, Maidan and a side trip to Chernobyl

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's capital city, Kiev, has remained a vibrant, engaging place to visit despite years of political upheaval and economic turmoil. For travelers, its food a...

'Miracle Season' cast says it highlights female empowerment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cast members of "The Miracle Season" say the film's female-empowerment message couldn't come at a better time. The movie follows the true story of Iowa City's West...

Micronesia: Scenic island-hopping and a lesson in letting go

POHNPEI STATE, Micronesia (AP) — A trip to Micronesia means island-hopping, stargazing, wreck-diving and scenic views. But be prepared for the unpredictable. You won't be competing w...